Category Archives: Breads

Recipes and Ideas from my kitchen.

tomatoe and olive potatoes.

Good mood, good times, good friends, good food… I feel so much better after getting a few things off my chest.  Strange strange world we live in… Or shall I rather say – strange what we do to this world, … Continue reading

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Fairytale met ‘n Twist…

Skuus vir die elle lange stilte, maar ek moes  in diepte navorsing doen vir my volgende paar briewe.  Hoop julle geniet die stukkie net soveel soos ek!  After all – it is based on a true story!   Eendag lank, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Surprise Pudding

It’s Friday evening, just before 8 ‘o clock.  My husband’s boys are visiting us for a couple of days.  All 8 of us, ie. his 2, my 3 and the two of us plus a friend of my daughter’s, have … Continue reading

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Warm Scones on a rainy day.

I could never bake.  My cakes wouldn’t rise.  My muffins would be raw on the inside and burnt at the bottom.  I even managed to mess up an egg – as the yellow is guaranteed to break when I turn … Continue reading

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Afrikaners is plesierig, en dan maak hulle SO;

The following piece was written with lots of appreciation to the Afrikaner, to my ex-husband and everyone who might feel offended… let’s call it ‘kunstenaarsvryheid, vryheid van spraak, license to kill ‘… I used to be married to a ‘groot, … Continue reading

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Chantal de la Hogue’s Sassy Guava Tart

Don’t you think they’re sexy?  The pinkish, creamish, fleshy skin… The little black-brown coarse bit on top… The smell,  Oh, the smell of ripe guavas…  Sliced in half it  gets even better.  Dozens of little pips woven together, fresh or … Continue reading

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Wholesome Vegetarian Stir-Fry for Woman’s Day

The days are becoming longer, the nights not so cold… The singing of birds awaken me in the morning – to my delight.   It’s much warmer to sit outside under the trellis for lunch than inside around the kitchen table.  … Continue reading

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